January 27th: | **Lai-Sang Young**, Courant Institute Nonequilibrium steady states for certain Hamiltonian models |

January 28th: | **Lai-Sang Young**, Courant Institute Mathematics of shear-induced Chaos |

February 4th: | **Aleksandar Donev**, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory Hybrid Particle–Continuum Method for Hydrodynamics of Complex Fluids |

February 11th: | **Mark Dayel**, UC Berkeley A Model for Actin-Based Symmetry Breaking and Motility |

February 18th: | **Michiel Bertsch**, University of Rome The heat flow for director fields |

February 22nd: | **Carlo Nitsch**, University of Naples, Federico II Stability results for some isoperimetric problems |

February 25th: | **Eric Dunham**, Stanford University Numerical Modeling of Earthquake Ruptures |

March 4th: | **Roger Ghanem**, USC V&V or a psychology of models |

March 11th: | **Niles Pierce**, Caltech Programming Molecular Function |

March 18th: | **Eitan Tadmor**, University of Maryland Spectral Dynamics and Critical Thresholds in Nonlinear Convective Equations |

March 25th: | **Spring Break** |

April 1st: | **Michael Chertkov**, LANL Optimization and Control Theory for Smart (Power) Grids |

April 8th: | **no seminar** |

April 15th: | **Pascale Garaud**, UC Santa Cruz Fingering convection and the formation of thermohaline staircases |

April 22nd: | **Tom Hou**, Caltech Adaptive Data Analysis via Nonlinear Compressed Sensing |

April 29th: | **Eleni Katifori**, Rockefeller University Leaf venation, loops, and optimal transport networks |